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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fluid or semifluid soap.
  • noun Informal Flattery; cajolery.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To flatter, especially for the attainment of some selfish end. See soap, n. and verb

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of soft-soap.
  • verb Alternative spelling of soft-soap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb use flattering talk on somebody
  • verb persuade someone through flattery
  • noun a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
  • noun flattery designed to gain favor

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